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Gary A. Goforth, M.D.
Family Medicine Residency Founding Program Director / Professor
Florida State University College of Medicine



Specialty/Field:  Family Medicine
Residency:  Triper Army Medical Center
Medical School:  Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Experience:  US Army, Active duty 1980-1993; Founding Medical Director of the Greater Greenwood United Ministry Free Medical Clinic; Volunteer in Medical Missions, member (1994-current); Rotary International; Program Director at Self Regional Healthcare (1999-2012)
Areas of Interest:  Tropical medicine, Medical Missions, Obstetrics
Hobbies:  International medical missions, computing, horseback riding, and SCUBA diving
 



James Breen, M.D.
Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine
Faculty, Family Medicine Center


Specialty/Field:  Family Medicine
Internship & Residency: Brown University/Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Medical School:  Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA)
Experience:  Community practice in rural and urban community health centers; multispecialty practice, direct primary care practice, and academic practice
Areas of Interest: Direct primary care and new models of practice; community health and engagement with immigrant and other underserved communities
Hobbies:  Acrylic painting; cycling; and kayaking
 



Christina Cavanagh, M.D.
Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine
Faculty, Family Medicine Center


Specialty/Field:  Family Medicine
Residency: Self Regional Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program
Medical School:  University of Florida College of Medicine
Experience:  Hospitalist at Self Regional Healthcare, Faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina; Medical Mission trips
Areas of Interest: International medicine, women's health, and serving the Hispanic community
Hobbies:  Spending time with family, skeet shooting, caring for their reef aquarium, and cheering on her favorite college team 
 



Jennifer Dalrymple, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine
Faculty, Family Medicine Center


Specialty/Field:  Family Medicine
Residency: Centura / St. Mary Corwin Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
Medical School:  Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Florida
Experience:  Family Medicine Physician at Dignity Health Medical Group Nevada
 



Alfred Gitu, M.D.
Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director / Associate Professor
Florida State University College of Medicine
Faculty, Family Medicine Center



Specialty/Field:  Family Medicine
Residency:  Self Regional Healthcare Family Medicine Residency
Medical School:  University of Nairobi, Kenya: College of Health Sciences
Experience:  Nine years of practice overseas, six years in the U.S. since graduation; faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina
Areas of Interest:  International Medicine, Inpatient Medicine, Procedural skills, Obstetrics, Rehabilitation Medicine
Hobbies:  Running, travel, International Missions 
     



Rose Anne Illes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine

 

Specialty/Field: 
Health Psychology
Fellowship: MSU Flint Area Medical Education Consortium for Advanced Psychology Doctoral Training: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Experience: Health Psychologist; Served in several different practice areas including outpatient and inpatient settings; previous work in Correctional Psychology Areas of Interest: Culturally appropriate healthcare, multicultural psychology, serving underserved communities
Hobbies: Traveling, Dancing, Swimming, and supporting her favorite NY sports team.
 


 
Arthur Morrow, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine

 

Specialty/Field: Family Medicine
Internship & Residency: UPMC Altoona Family Physicians, Altoona, PA
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
Experience: ER, D&A Rehab, Correctional Med, VA, 23 years residency faculty
Areas of Interest: Minor office surgery, Family Medicine Ob, Financial Planning for physicians 
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, motorcycling, traveling, walking, military
 



Brian Selius, D.O.
Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine

 

Specialty/Field: Family Medicine
Internship: Osteopathic Rotating Internship, Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Residency: Family Medicine, Akron City Hospital, Akron Ohio
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Experience: 6 Years Private Practice ,15 Years Residency Faculty
Areas of Interest: Adult Medicine, Geriatrics, Pharmacology
Hobbies: Hiking, canoeing
 



Amy Skiff, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine

 

Specialty/Field: Pharmacotherapy
Education: Mercer University (Pharm.D.), University of Florida (MS)
Experience: Clinical Pharmacist at WellStar Douglas Hospital, Georgia; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Lee Health
Areas of Interest: Anticoagulation, Pharmacotherapy
Hobbies: Boating, traveling, spending time with family